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Fewer Americans Use The Postal Service This Holiday Season

Monday, December 26, 2016

Americans say they didn’t use the U.S. Postal Service quite as much this holiday season, but they give the federal agency slightly higher marks for its job performance than they have in the past.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 17% of American Adults say they used the USPS more this holiday season than they have in previous years, down from 21% last year.  Slightly more (19%) used the USPS less, while most (62%) say their use of the Postal Service was about the same as in past years. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 22, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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